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2011-07-20 02:09:12

By altering the genetic makeup of normally "unexcitable" cells, Duke University bioengineers have turned them into cells capable of generating and passing electrical current.

2009-05-27 08:03:11

Hemichannels are connexin channels that can dock with each other to create a gap junction across two plasma membranes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.